News Listings for April 5, 2017

BJW NEWS

~ The full event card was announced for the Osaka show on April 21. Then Masakatsu Funaki and MAZADA were announced to be involved on the April 22 Charity based show.

BJW “BJ-STYLE #13”, 4/21/2017 [Fri] 18:00 @ Osaka City Nishikumin Center

(1) Takumi Tsukamoto, Takoyakida & Kazumi Kikuta vs. Kazuki Hashimoto, Yoshiyuki Sakuda & Yuya Aoki
(2) Kankuro Hoshino & Tatsuhiko Yoshino vs. Shu & Kei Brahman
(3) Jaki Numazawa & Masashi Takeda vs. Yasu & Hide Kubota
(4) Fluorescent Light-tube Tag Match: Abdullah Kobayashi & Ryuji Ito vs. Takayuki Ueki & Masaya Takahashi
(5) Ryuichi Kawakami, Yasufumi Nakanoue & Yoshihisa Uto vs. Ryota Hama, Tsutomu Oosugi & Hercules Senga
(6) Daisuke Sekimoto vs. Takuya Nomura
(7) Special Tag Match: Yuji Okabayashi & Shingo Takagi (DG) vs. Daichi Hashimoto & Hideyoshi Kamitani

BJW “Kumamoto Earthquake Reconstruction Charity Show”, 4/22/2017 [Sat] 18:00 @ Hachiman no Go Taiikukan Sports Center in Oita

(-) Masakatsu Funaki & MAZADA vs. Yasufumi Nakanoue & Kazumi Kikuta
(-) Special 6 Tag Match: Daisuke Sekimoto, Yuji Okabayashi & Yoshihisa Uto vs. Ryota Hama, Shogun Okamoto & Toshiyuki Sakuda

BJW Event Cards for March & April 2017


DNA NEWS

~ The full event card was announced for the Shinjuku FACE show on April 21.

FIGHTING GIG DNA EP.32 ~ COME TOGETHER ~, 4/21/2017 [Fri] @ Shinjuku FACE in Tokyo

() Guanchulo & Rekka vs. Daiki Shimomura & Nobuhiro Shimatani
() Shogun Okamoto & Royce Isaacs vs. Naomi Yoshimura & Yuki Ueno

() Dai Suzuki 7 Match Trial Series ~ 2nd Bout: Dai Suzuki vs. Minoru Tanaka
() Kotaro Suzuki & LEONA vs. Mizuki Watase & MAO
() Kazushi Sakuraba & Kendo Kashin vs. Kouki Iwasaki & Mike Bailey
() Kazusada Higuchi vs. Shunma Katsumata

FIGHTING GIG DNA EP.33 ~ Kill the King ~ , 5/10/2017 [Wed] @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo

() MAIN GIG : Mike Bailey vs. (winner of Higuchi/Katsumata on 4/21)

http://puroresuspirit.net/tag/dna


FORTUNE DREAM NEWS

Kenta Kobashi held a press conference to announce the full event card for the next Fortune Dream show coming up on June 14.

A big main event was announced as it will feature four top standouts from four separate promotions facing off. All Japan’s Suwama will be making his first appearance in FD as he will be teaming with BJW’s Daisuke Sekimoto to take on the team of ZERO1′s Kohei Sato and Dragon Gate’s Shingo Takagi. Kobashi stated that he expects each wrestler to have the utmost pride in themselves and their promotions and expects it to be shown throughout the course of the match.

Then Yoshihiro Takayama was announced to be teaming with another fellow big man in Shuji Ishikawa. As a 190cm+ giant man clash will be seen as they take on the foreigner team of All Japan’s Joe Doering and ZERO1′s James Raideen. Kobashi mentioned that there are not too many big man as this who still actively compete in Japan today, and he hopes this can fill that hole that he personally wants to see filled.

Then a special established and rookie match was announced as BJW’s Yuji Okabayashi was announced to team with NOAH’s Kaito Kiyomiya as they take on the team of NOAH’s Go Shiozaki and BJW’s Takuya Nomura. Kiyomiya was present for the press conference as he stated that he is honored to be able to compete in front of Kobashi and he will give it his all in the match.

Then to round out the rest of the card. As following the previous shows, a special joshi match will be featured as Meiko Satomura and Hiroyo Matsumoto are once more scheduled to compete, let alone against one another. Then the opening match will featured Kotaro Suzuki taking on the Kazuhiro Tamura in a special singles match.

The full card is as follows…

“Fortune Dream 4”, 6/14/2017 [Wed] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo

(1) Emerald Dream: Kotaro Suzuki (FREE) vs. Kazuhiro Tamura (HEAT-UP)
(2) Beautiful Dream: Meiko Satomura & Mika Shirahime vs. Hiroyo Matsumoto & Konami
(3) Crossing Dream: Yuji Okabayashi (BJW) & Kaito Kiyomiya (NOAH) vs. Go Shiozaki (NOAH) & Takuya Nomura (BJW)
(4) Fortune Dream 4 special talk battle: Kenta Kobashi vs. (to be announced)
(5) Dangerous Dream: Yoshihiro Takayama & Shuji Ishikawa (both FREE) vs. Joe Doering (AJPW) & James Raideen (ZERO1)
(6) Fortune Dream: Daisuke Sekimoto (BJW) & Suwama (AJPW) vs. Kohei Sato (ZERO1) & Shingo Takagi (DG)

http://puroresuspirit.net/tag/fortune-dream/


FREEDOMS NEWS

~ It was announced the the KFC Tag belts will be defended on the April 8 show and then full event card was announced for the Shinkiba 1stRING show on April 16.

FREEDOMS ~ Kaisei Shimizu Produce Show “BEST OF FREEDOMS ~ Damz is still funny!”, 4/8/2017 [Sat] 15:30 @ Yokohama Nigiwaiza in Kanagawa 

() Dragon Libre 7 Match Trial Series ~ 5th Bout: Dragon Libre vs. Kengo Mashimo
() Chikara vs. Shuji Ishikawa
() Deathmatch Fighter vs Otera-san: Jun Kasai vs. Fuminori Abe
() Daisuke Masaoka vs. Yuya Susumu

() KING of FREEDOM WORLD TAG CHAMPIONSHIP Match: [13th Champions] Mammoth Sasaki & Toru Sugiura vs. [Challengers] Takashi Sasaki & GENTARO
~ 1st title defense.

FREEDOMS “GW no Shuyaku wa Oreda! 2017”, 4/16/2017 [Sun] 18:30 @ Shinkiba 1stRING in Tokyo

() Karate Brahman #2 vs. TBD
() Chikara vs. Karate Brahman #3 w/ Karate Brahman
() Dragon Libre Trial Series ~ 7th Match: Mitsuo Momota & Dragon Libre vs. Shu & Kei Brahman
() Hardcore 6 Man Tag Match: Mammoth Sasaki, Toru Sugiura & Ryuichi Sekine vs. Takashi Sasaki, Masashi Takeda & KAZMA SAKAMOTO

(-) GENTARO & Kenichiro Arai vs. Isami Kodaka & Yuya Susumu
(-) DeathMatch: Daisuke Masaoka & Yuko Miyamoto vs. Kenji Fukimoto & Jun Kasai

http://puroresuspirit.net/tag/freedoms/


K-DOJO NEWS

~ A special singles match was announced for the 15th anniversary show on April 23. As TAKA Michinoku will be taking on Kota Ibushi, who was previously announced to be involved in the show.

KAIENTAI DOJO 15th ANNIVERSARY SHOW ~ CLUB-K SUPER evolution 15″, 4/23/2017 [Sun] 12:00 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo

() ROAD TO 25th Anniversary TAKA Michinoku ~ 7th Match: TAKA Michinoku vs. Kota Ibushi

() K-DOJO 15th Anniversary Memorial 8 Person Tag Match: Isami Kodaka, KAZMA SAKAMOTO, Ryuichi Sekine & Yu Yamagata vs. Kyu Mogami, GO Asakawa, Marines Mask & ERINA

() STRONGEST-K TAG Championship Match: [Champions] Tank Nagai & Yuki Sato vs. [Challengers] Taishi Takizawa & Kaji Tomato

() CHAMPION OF STRONGEST-K Championship Match: [Champion] Kengo Mashimo vs. [Challenger] Ayato Yoshida

http://puroresuspirit.net/tag/k-dojo/


WRESTLE-1 NEWS

~ The full event card was announced for the Korakuen Hall show on April 19. Among the main additions is Akebono, Masayuki Kono & Jun Kasai taking on Kotaro Suzuki, NOSAWA Rongai & MAZADA.

WRESTLE-1 TOUR 2017 CHERRY BLOSSOM, 4/19/2017 [Wed] 19:00 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo

() Kohei Fujimura, Yuya Susumu (FREEDOMS) & Masayuki Mitomi (Ehime) vs. Sho Shindo, Jun Tonsho & Ganseki Tanaka
() Kaz Hayashi & Manabu Soya vs. Seigo Tachibana & Takanori Ito
() Akebono (Oudou), Masayuki Kono & Jun Kasai (FREEDOMS) vs. Kotaro Suzuki (FREE), NOSAWA Rongai & MAZADA

(-) Hana Kimura & Reika Saiki vs. Saori Aono & Natsumi Manki

(-) WRESTLE-1 Cruiserweight Championship Match: [7th Champion] Seiki Yoshioka vs. [Challenger] Andy Wu
~ 1st title defense.

(-) WRESTLE-1 Tag Championship Match: [8th Champions] Koji Doi & Kumagoro vs. [Challengers] Daiki Inaba & Yusuke Kodama
~ 1st title defense.

(-) W-1 Championship Match: [11th Champion] Shotaro Ashino vs. [Challenger] Shuji Kondo
~ 1st title defense.

http://puroresuspirit.net/tag/w-1/


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About BushidoRX

I have been following Japanese Pro Wrestling for 20 years now and I have also been doing some form of covering it either in news or results for nearly 15 years as well. I got my start in promotions like AJPW, NJPW, FMW and Michinoku Pro. With All Japan being my go to promotion till this very day. Throughout the years I have followed All Japan more closely than any of the others out there, and thus I have taken it upon myself to keep people informed with what is happening all throughout sport in Japan. If it does not appear on the news feed I either do not follow it closely enough to relate the information or it just not my go to promotion in general. Follow Puroresu Spirit, which is my personal site, as I do my best to keep you all informed with what is happening in the land of the rising sun.
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